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Player Bio

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Blake Bortles
QB #5
Height:
6-5
Weight:
232
Age:
22
College:
Central Florida
Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2014):

TDS
3
INT
4
YDS
476
RTG
82.4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 43 61 476 7.8 3 4 4 25 82.4 7 54 7.7 0 0 0
2014 JAC 2 1 43 61 476 7.8 3 4 4 25 82.4 7 54 7.7 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @PHI L 17-34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @WAS L 10-41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 IND L 17-44 14 24 58.3 223 9.3 2 2 1 6 82.5 2 30 15 0 -- --
4 @SD L 14-33 29 37 78.4 253 6.8 1 2 3 19 81.6 5 24 4.8 0 -- --

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Biography

Third QB selected by the Jaguars in the first round, sixth overall, and highest drafted in franchise history … Highest drafted player in Central Florida history and only second QB to be drafted in school history (Daunte Culpepper, 2002) … Second player drafted by the Jaguars from Central Florida in team history (Mike Sims-Walker, 2007) …

Third QB selected by the Jaguars in the first round, sixth overall, and highest drafted in franchise history … Highest drafted player in Central Florida history and only second QB to be drafted in school history (Daunte Culpepper, 2002) … Second player drafted by the Jaguars from Central Florida in team history (Mike Sims-Walker, 2007) …

COLLEGE: Played in 37 games with 30 starts … Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season … Compiled a 22-5 record as a starter … Career totals included 585 of 891 passing for 7,598 yards with 56 TDs/19 INTs … Ranked fourth in school history for passing yards and TDs … Added 15 rushing TDs and 561 yards on 195 rushes … Became only the second player in school history to produce multiple 3,000-yard passing seasons … Concluded career with an interception/attempt ratio of .0273, recording only 19 interceptions in 891 passing attempts … Became fourth player in school history to amass 8,000 yards of total offense, finishing with 8,159 total yards … Majored in Interpersonal/Organizational Communication and minored in Sports and Fitness …

2013: Finished 259 of 382 passing (67.8 pct.) for 3,581 yards with 25 TDs/9 INTs … Led team to a 12-1 mark and a Fiesta Bowl win … Named American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year … Semifinalist for Davey O’Brien Award … Started all 13 games … Also named the Sporting News AAC Player of the Year … Earned second-team All-American accolades from The NFL Draft Report … Ranked seventh in the nation with 9.37 yards average per completion and ninth with 168.14 pass efficiency rating … Had five 300-yard passing games … Added six rushing TDs with 272 yards on 87 carries … Collected 3,583 yards of total offense, seventh-most in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision … His 67.8 completion percentage ranked 10th-best among major college QBs … Had a streak of 232 straight attempts without an INT, setting a school record … Had 91-yard TD pass vs. Akron in the season-opener, the longest pass completion in school history … Threw for a career-high 404 yards and four TDs vs. Temple … Named MVP of the Fiesta Bowl with a win over Baylor, throwing for 301 yards and three TDs …

2012: Won the starting job in the preseason and started all 14 games … Was 251 of 399 passing (62.9 pct.) for 3,059 yards with 25 TDs/7 INTs … Became only fifth player in school history to throw for 3,000-plus yards in a season … Earned All-Conference USA honors, the first UCF passer to earn postseason league honors since 2002 … Named team’s Most Improved Player … Became first QB in school history to register at least two TD passes in 10 games during a regular season … Had a streak of 147 straight passing attempts without an INT and when that streak ended, he threw 174 passes without an INT, setting a school record … Led conference with 7.67 average per completion … Scored eight times on 87 carries and ranked second in conference with 3,344 yards of total offense … His 33 total TDs ranked second in the conference … Earned MVP honors in team’s Beef O’Brady’s Bowl win over Ball State …

2011: Spent 11 games as a reserve QB … Completed 68.2 percent of his passes (75 of 110) for 958 yards with six TDs and three INTs … Named to Conference USA’s All-Freshman Team …

2010:Guided the scout team as a redshirt freshman …

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Oviedo High School where he finished his career by setting Seminole County Records with 5,576 yards and 53 TDs … Completed 151 of 233 passes for 2,211 yards with 27 TDs/7 INTs as a senior … Central Florida was first university to extend a scholarship offer … Captured MVP Award at the Central Florida All-Star Game following senior year … Rated Florida’s 8th-best player, according to the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Top 100 list … Threw for 2,400 yards and 24 TDs as a junior … Led team to district title as a sophomore and senior … Also lettered on baseball team … Graduated with 3.3 grade point average.

PERSONAL: Son of Suzy and Rob Bortles ... His brother, Colby, plays baseball at Mississippi … Twitter handle is @BBortles5.

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